Last week, the Department of Energy said scientists had ignited a fusion reaction that created more energy than was needed to sustain it.
The Department of Energy is announcing Tuesday that scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have had a major scientific breakthrough.
A utilities trade group has asked the Biden administration to help boost the supply.
A Department of Energy study out today shows that the U.S. has the potential to power 40% of its electricity needs with solar power.
Dan Brouillette served under the previous secretary in a deputy role
The Federal Energy Regulatory Committee voted down a proposal from the Department of Energy offering financial support for power plants that keep a 90-day supply of fuel stock on site (basically coal and nuclear plants). The FERC said the cost to consumers far outweighed any possible grid security benefit of the measure.
A potential lack of government funding could help other countries pull ahead.
Funding for the much-lauded ARPA-E innovation program, which funds energy projects with serious potential, will be removed.
During the campaign, the president-elect said he would 'drain the swamp.' Will he follow through?